The Samurai: The Philosophy of Victoryby Robert T. Samuel, Carole Koplow (Consultant), Marion Duman (Consultant)
The Samurai code of honor is deeply ingrained in the Japanese culture and influences it to this day. This book presents extracts from Samurai manuals, such as A Book of Five Rings, Code of the Samurai, and Hagakure, as well as extracts from Samurai literature, such as Comrade Love of the Samurai, to help individuals form a general picture of the Samurai. This book explains how the Samurai were warriors who fought for Japan and their warlords over a period of hundreds of years, leading to the creation of a period of stability, peace, and prosperity. This book is ideal for enthusiasts of Japanese culture, Eastern culture, and martial arts.
Robert T. Samuel translates Japanese books into English and is an avid collector of Samurai books, pictures, and swords.
- Sterling Publishing
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- 7.86(w) x 9.56(h) x 0.70(d)
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